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Silver accreditation for Haverhill business

A Haverhill business are celebrating after gaining Silver accreditation for Investors in People (IIP).

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Ambika Bissessur, of Angeli Beauty Point, and Lesley Bancroft, of Buy the Light, outside Cornhill Walk, in Bury St Edmunds ANL-160712-145350009

Shops forced to move as sale of Bury St Edmunds centre progresses

A Bury St Edmunds shopping centre, which has been in administration for almost three years, is in the process of being sold.

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Paul and Jenni Donno, of 1 Accounts, pictured right, collecting the British Accountancy New Practice Award 2016 ANL-160612-154014001

Haverhill accountancy firm wins two top accolades

An award-winning online accountancy firm has had a month to remember, winning two trophies at separate industry award ceremonies.

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Train operator announces delay compensation extension, but campaigners say sort service out first

As passengers face a new round of fare rises, an East Anglia rail operator has pledged to extend its compensation scheme for late or cancelled services.

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Shops ‘could be a thing of the past’ by 2050

Shops ‘could be a thing of the past’ by 2050

High Street retailers could be consigned to history by 2050 as virtual reality takes over the way we shop, a report into the future of shopping has predicted.

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FibreFab employee Jane Mansfield, who has worked in the fibre industry in boundary road for 27 years, is pictured cutting the ribbon, with MD of European base Kheng Seng and operations director Helene Waterhouse, who are both based at the companys headquarters in Milton Keynes, and operations manager Haverhill Jan Walker ANL-161130-082942009

Growing Haverhill firm to take on staff

An expanding Haverhill-based manufacturing firm is looking recruit up to 30 new staff in the next 12 months.

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DEAL: From left,  Graham Buxton, partner, Sam Thornton, associate partner, Alan Williams, managing partner.

Long-established Sudbury estate agents is acquired for undisclosed sum

A long established firm of chartered surveyors and estate agents in Sudbury has just been acquired by a rival company.

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New £5 notes contain animal fat, Bank of England reveals, leading to petition from vegetarians and vegans

New £5 notes contain animal fat, Bank of England reveals, leading to petition from vegetarians and vegans

Vegans and vegetarians have voiced outrage after revelations that the new £5 notes contain animal fat.

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VIDEO: Suffolk Highways team ready to tackle snow and ice this winter

VIDEO: Suffolk Highways team ready to tackle snow and ice this winter

Suffolk Highways are well-prepared to keep the county’s roads clear of ice and snow over the coming winter months.

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Transport Secretary Chris Grayling marks the start of construction work on the A14 with Highways England's Chief Executive Jim O'Sullivan, Highways England staff and graduates, and local partners.

Start of construction on £1.5bn A14 scheme gets thumbs up from across East Anglia

Support has been received from across East Anglia after it was announced today (28 November) that work on one of Britain’s biggest road upgrades is officially underway.

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Post Office managers’ strike set to disrupt overseas Christmas mail and parcels

Hundreds of Post Office managers are to stage a fresh strike in a dispute over pensions.

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The Safeway name has been restricted to the USA since Morrisons rebranded UK stores in 2005

Morrisons to revive Safeway brand

Morrisons is reviving the Safeway brand as it looks to branch out from selling to consumers and enter the wholesale market.

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Elaine McManus, Keeley Skipp, Seb Rosa, Charlotte Cook and Tanya Wernham. ANL-161122-131013001

Haverhill apprentices and employers recognised at awards event

Winners: Elaine McManus of Stepping Stones, Keeley Skipp, Seb Rosa, Charlotte Cook and Tanya Wernham

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More than half of shoppers unaware of online consumer rights

More than half of shoppers unaware of online consumer rights

With the Black Friday shopping bonanza approaching, a survey has found that the majority of UK shoppers don’t know that their rights differ when we shop in store and online.

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Greene King, in 
Westgate Street, Bury St Edmunds

VIDEO: Bury St Edmunds pub company Greene King takes on the mannequin challenge

Bury St Edmunds pub company Greene King has taken on the latest online craze - the mannequin challenge.

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Petrol back below £1 a litre for Morrisons shoppers as supermarket slashes prices

Petrol back below £1 a litre for Morrisons shoppers as supermarket slashes prices

Morrisons has announced that from Monday, supermarket customers will pay below £1-a-litre for petrol for the first time in six months.

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Prison for landlords who fail to comply with change to rental law

Prison for landlords who fail to comply with change to rental law

From next month, landlords who do not comply with the Right to Rent scheme will face a range of possible penalties, including up to five years in prison.

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One of the lorry trailers carrying the Produce Industry Fair message.

Message on a lorry! A new campaign takes to the roads of Lincolnshire and East Anglia

A new campaign has been launched to take to the roads with a vital message to the produce industry.

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UK unemployment at 11-year low, but figures conceal problem at heart of economy, say TUC

UK unemployment at 11-year low, but figures conceal problem at heart of economy, say TUC

The latest set of labour market figures published this week show UK unemployment fell by 37,000 to 1.6 million in the three months to September, hitting an 11-year-low.

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Menta Chief Executive Alex Till and Box-It managing director Clare Brooks ANL-161115-160923001

Haverhill coffee morning for business people

More than 305 business people are expected to attend Menta’s next Coffee Means Business networking event in Haverhill.

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